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Posts Tagged ‘Quantas

Second Qantas jet makes ’emergency’ landing at Adelaide airport

July 28, 2008

Wow, Qantas are really having a baaaaaad week! This just happened today: A Qantas jet was forced to make an emergency landing at Adelaide airport last night after a door opened during a flight to Melbourne.The incident came just three days after a hole was blasted in the fuselage of a Qantas 747 during an […]

Qantas 747-400 has to make emergency landing in Manila after explosive decompression

July 25, 2008

Well, bizarrely after my last post, a Qantas 747 en route from London Heathrow to Melbourne in Australia via Hong Kong has had to make an emergency landing in Manila after an explosive decompression, that left a 3 meter gaping hole in the side of the fusilage. Nobody died, and everybody was safely evacuated. Here […]

The old ones are the best… Qantas Safety Report Log

July 25, 2008

I have received this by email many times, and it never fails to make me laugh.  I am not sure if this is in fact true. I have my doubts, but I would love to believe it was… So, the story goes that Qantas airline pilots fill out a form called a “Gripe Sheet”, which lists […]